.pop()

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In Python, the .pop() method randomly removes an element from a set and returns the element that was removed. If the set is empty, the method will raise a TypeError since there are no elements to remove from the set.

Syntax

set.pop()
  • set: The set from which an element will be removed.

Example

The following example demonstrates the usage of the .pop() method:

set1 = {"Alpha", "Beta", "Gamma"}
print(set1.pop())
print(set1)

The output of .pop() will vary each time it is executed since the method removes and returns a random element from the set. Here is one potential output of this example where Beta is randomly selected to be removed from set1:

Beta
{'Gamma', 'Alpha'}

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